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Police Legal Bureau
9105 Northwest 25th Street
Doral, FL 33172-1500 USA
Senior Bureau Commander: Janet Lewis
The Police Legal Bureau (PLB) provides in-house legal counsel to the Director and the Department. The Bureau ensures that the Department stays advised of current legal issues, statutory changes and case law of particular significance to law enforcement; prosecutes state civil forfeiture actions; seeks grant opportunities and applies for grants, reviews discipline documents and internal investigations, administers the federal asset forfeiture program; assists in the drafting, lobbying and passage of new laws and legislative amendments that promote law enforcement objectives; provides legal advice with regard to various Task Forces and Mutual Aid Agreements with other agencies and jurisdictions; provides training to the Department, provides written and oral legal opinions; coordinates litigation with the County Attorney’s Office, publishes Legal Notes and Legal Bulletins regarding important statutory revisions and court decisions; and edits the Florida Law Enforcement Handbook on an annual basis.
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